New York City, Muslims, and the Indian Ocean: Preliminary Findings on the Connection via the Slave Trade
This article examines the enslaved African population in early New York City, with a particular focus on those who may have been Muslims. Beyond exceptional individuals, the information on African Muslims is scarce and speculative, but it would appear that there were such individuals, mostly from Madagascar, who were occupants of the city. Much more research remains to be done.
Volume (Year): 13 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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